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Town Council Hears from LEF and Votes in Smoking Prohibition

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Heidi Cislo, president of LEF, LEF Vice President Walter LeVine, and Co-Chair of the Hall of Fame Committee and past Hall of Fame recipient Amy Saffer. The Livingston Education Foundation will honor four LHS Hall of Fame inductees and two Leadership in Educational Achievement and Dedication award recipients on Friday, Oct. 10.
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LIVINGSTON, NJ - At the eighth Livingston Township Council meeting, the Livingston Education Foundation gave a presentation honoring the 2014 LHS Hall of Fame inductees.

The four inductees, Dr. Shiva Ayyadurai (class of 1981), Charles Bendit (class of 1971), Laurence Fieber (class of 1968) and Suzanne Steinbaum (class of 1986), will be recognized at the 2014 Homecoming weekend on Friday, Oct. 10 at The Wilshire Grand Hotel from 3:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

The LEF will also honor Jim Ransegnola and Don Schwartz, recipients of the Leadership in Educational Achievement and Dedication award, at the reception.

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"This is an open invitation to the community and we would appreciate as many community people coming out because it does support our public schools," LEF Vice President Walter LeVine said.

The council also passed an ordinance on final hearing extending the prohibition of smoking to all outdoor public parks and recreational areas that are owned, leased or used by the Township.

Cara Murphy, a representative of NJ Global Advisors Smokefree Policy showed her appreciation of the council choosing to extend the ban on smoking.

"I would like to thank you for considering the adoption of the smokefree parks policy because it not only benefits the health, but it benefits the environment for all your parks and recreation areas," Murphy said.

Eileen Fishman, Livingston Liaison to Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, spoke about the upcoming 13th anniversary of the September 11th tragedy.

A ceremony commemorating those who were lost will take place at the Essex County Eagle Rock September 11th Memorial at the Eagle Rock Reservation in West Orange starting promptly at 8 a.m.

Fishman also noted that Essex County's collection day of household hazardous waste will take place on Oct. 4 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 125 Fairview Ave in Cedar Grove. There will also be a computer and electronics recycling day on Oct. 18 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the same location. Proof of residency must be provided at the site.

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